Maryann Steiert, 15, of Valley Forge, Pa., won five titles—Medium Pony, Junior Hunter class, Section B Large Hunter class, Junior Hunter Grand Champion and the top award, the Hunter Seat championship—at the Maryland Pony Show in Timonium.
Mike Anderson, 26, of Chicago, defeated Rev. Robert Hetherington 3-6, 9-7, 7-5, 6-4 to win the National Public Parks Tennis championships in Buffalo. In the doubles Anderson and Chris Scott were runners-up to Hetherington and Charley Garfinkel.
Jack Greenwood, 36, of Lansing, Mich., started and won five games in one day to bring the Stober's Vikings of Lansing from the loser's bracket to the Michigan Softball Championship in Ann Arbor. In the five games he allowed only one earned run.
Jim Chamberlain, a pitcher-outfielder for the Washington, D.C. team, batted .480 and was named Most Valuable Player in the All-American Amateur Baseball Association tournament in Johnstown, Pa. One of his hits was a 421-foot home run.
September 19, 1971
Jimmy Carr, 16, of Erie, Pa., became the youngest competitor ever to gain a berth on the U.S. World Wrestling team when he beat National AAU Champion John Morley in Annapolis, Md. Carr, who wrestles at 114½ pounds, is a National Junior champion.
Tricia Foster, a University of Maryland student, scored 1,598 out of a possible 1,600 points to win the metallic sight title in the National Small Bore Prone championships at Camp Perry, Ohio. In three of her four rounds she had perfect 400s.